Book Review: The Psychology of Final Fantasy – Surpassing The Limit Break

On the one hand, it’s a bit simplistic to call myself a Final Fantasy fan. Without context and a proper understanding of the franchise, it would be very easy to take that sentence for granted. If you’re a gamer like myself, however, you may appreciate the Final Fantasy franchise for one aspect or another, even […]

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Book Review: The Psychology of Zelda – Linking Our World to the Legend of Zelda Series

Games are an escape. Their immersive worlds and lore draw us in and comfortably hold us despite the ample adversity thrown in our path. Nearly every iteration of the Legend of Zelda (LoZ) series runs a similar narrative: you are a boy called to a task that is seemingly insurmountable at the time. With exploration […]

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Retro Gaming Club: Double Dragon II, The King of Fighters ’98 and E.D.F.

It has been quite a while since I did an update on the blog, including this Retro Gaming Club column. I have been very busy this summer with family, home projects, and picking up or organizing our home. There’s always a lot to do when your on vacation, but I’m glad for the downtime. Below […]

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E3 2021: Reveals, Trailers And More

Video game conferences happen every year, all around the world. One of the biggest ones and most infamous for it’s reveals of new games and consoles has always been E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo). Recently though, it hasn’t made as big a splash as before, but I will be positive and blame the virus pandemic on […]

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A Time To Game And A Time To Move On

Time, as we all know, is a non-renewable resource. It is precious, fragile, and Biblically: our days are numbered. Ecclesiastes somberly reminds us that there is a time for everything. Healing, tearing down, building up, weeping, laughing, mourning, and the list goes on. This begs the question: how long should we spend on either a […]

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